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Old 04-13-18, 10:50 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: What the what?!

Congrats EL! The phenomenon of laying eggs w/o a male , copulation/ fertilization is known as "parthenogenesis " and happens in reptiles and mammals. Sometimes a female may fertilize one or more of the eggs on her own spontaneously. It may come from retained sperm also.
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